Awards

Watercolors by Rita Sklar
RitaAtArt@sbcglobal.net

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August 2016
SF Women Artists gave a Juror's Choice Award to "Recreating MOMA"

July, 2016
CWA Signature Members Show awarded an Honorable Mention to "Underwater Life"

March 2016
SF Women Artists gave a Merit Award to "Wait For Me"

2015
Oakland Art Association gave an Honorable Mention Award to "Beach Grass"

2015
Oakland Art Association gave a Second Place Prize to "Reflections I"

2014
SFWA gave a Merit Award to "Bald Eagle"

January 2014
SFWA gave a Merit Award to "Motherlove: Zebras"

August 2013
SFWA gave a Merit Award to "Meditations on a Hibiscus"

August 2013
Oakland Art Assoc. awarded a Third Place Prize to "Reflections I"

April 2013
SFWA gave a Merit Award to "The Iguana"

February 2013
SFWA gave a Merit Award to "Elements"

February 2013
Oakland Art Association awarded a Third Place Prize to "Boys On the Slide"

Winter 2013
Calif. Watercolor Assoc. selected "Troubled Waters" for its national exhibit.

Winter 2013
"Recreating MOMA" was selected as an entry in the Triton Museum Statewide Watercolor Competition.

Autumn 2012
The National Watercolor Society selected "Missing You Already" for its national exhibit.

Summer 2012
Selected as a finalist for the BBC Wildlife Artist."Marine Turtle"

January 2012
The SF Women Artists awarded a Merit Certificate to "Machu Picchu".

December 2011
The Oakland Art Assoc. awarded a Third Place Prize to "Hurry Up and Wait".

August 2011
The SF Women Artists awarded a Merit Certificate to "Sacred Moments".

Spring 2011
The Filoli Gardens selected "California Thrasher"for its watercolor competition postcard.

Summer 2010
The Calif. Watercolor Assoc. selected The Ferryman for their National Show.
The CWA accepted Rita Sklar as a signature member.

February 2010
The Oakland Art Assoc. awarded a Merit Award to Under the Pier in their February show at the Orinda Library.

February 2010-
The SF Women Artists awarded a Merit Certificate to "Dia de la Lavanderia" in their February exhibition.

October 2009
The California Watercolor Assoc. awarded an Honorable Mention to El Paseo in their EBMUD show.

October 2009
The California Watercolor Assoc. awarded an Honorable Mention to The Ferryman in their October show.

August 2009
The Oakland Art Assoc. awarded a Third Place Prize to Meditation on a Hibiscus in their August show.

June 2009
The SF Women Artists awarded a Merit Certificate to "Broad-billed Tody" in their June exhibition.

March 2009
The painting "Splendor in the Grass" won a Merit Award in the April show of the SFWA Gallery.

March 2009
The painting Not So Far as the Forest won a Merit Award in the March show of the SFWA Gallery.

February 2009
The painting Mother Love: Green Heron won a Merit Award in the February show of the SFWA Gallery.

January 2009
The Alameda County Arts Council commissioned three large paintings for public display.

February 2009
The San Fracisco Women Artists selected Mother Love:Green Heron for a Merit Award for their
February show.

January 2009
The San Fracisco Women Artists selected Snow on Snow for a Merit Award for their
January show of Winter Colors.

December 2008
The San Francisco Women Artists selected A New Day for their postcard announcing their December
peace-themed show.

October 2008
The Pacific Art League selected Bill of Rights for their postcard announcing their We the People Show.

August 2008
The Oakland Art Association awarded a First Place to Wait For Me in their August Orinda Library Show.

August 2008
The Oakland Art Association awarded an Honorable Mention to Market Day in their August Orinda Library Show.

July 2008
San Francisco Women Artists awarded a Merit Prize to Expressions in their July show.

July 2008
The Pro Arts of the East Bay Organization included Apple of My Eye in their annual show.

May 2008
San Francisco Women Artists awarded a Merit Prize to Day at the Beach II in their May show.

February 2008
California Watercolor Artists awarded a Second Prize to Life is an Experiment in the John Muir Hospital Show.

July 2007
San Francisco Women Artists awarded a Merit Prize to Passage of Time in their July show.

April 2007
San Francisco Women Artists awarded a Merit Prize to Mother Love- Giraffes in their April show.

March 2007
San Francisco Women Artists awarded a Merit Prize to Memories of Mom in their March show.

January 2007
Oakland Art Association awarded a First Prize to Sunrise Over the Dunes II in their MTC show.

December 2006
Oakland Art Association awarded a Third Prize to Laughing Waters in their John Muir show

June 2006
San Francisco Women Artists awarded a Merit Prize to Sunrise Over the Dunes II in their June show.

March 2006
San Franscisco Women Artists awarded a Merit Prize to Vanishing Brown Pelican in the March show.

December 2005
California Watercolor Association awarded Third Place to Wait for Me in the Art Concepts Gallery Show.

December 2005
Oakland Art Association awarded 2nd place to Lilac Breasted Roller in the John Muir Center Show.

July 2005
The Vanishing African Elephant won 3rd place at the San Leandro Art Festival
Jurors of the San Leandro Art Association awarded a special honor to Vanishing Giant Tortoise.

August 2004
Jurors serving the San Leandro Art Association awarded the Grumbacher Prize (Best Watercolor) to
Korean Temple Guardianin the Casa Peralta Art Show.
The San Leandro Art Association also awarded a second prize to Under the Pier
and an honorable mention to Cambodian Temple Bayon.

July 2004
Frank Bette Art Gallery awarded Best in Show. to Rita Sklar

March 2004
Frank Bette Art Gallery awarded first prize to Three Sisters

January 2004
The San Francisco Flyway Festival awarded a special prize to
Winged Migration in Black and White

January 2003
The Oakland Art Association awarded first prize to Five a Day in the
Kaiser Center Show

August 2002
The San Leandro Art Association awarded first prize to
California Migrants and third prize to Pears and Teabags in the
Casa Peralta Show

July 2002
The Oakland Art Association at the Orinda Library awarded a prize to
Green Heron in Shadows

May 2002
Pacific Wildlife Gallery awarded 2nd place prize for
Pelicans in Flight




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